Getting Skills Right: Italy

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Published on December 15, 2017

This report identifies effective strategies to tackle skills imbalances in Italy. It provides an assessment of practices and policies in the following areas: the collection and use of information on skill needs to foster a better alignment of skills acquisitions with labour market needs; the design of education and training systems and their responsiveness to changing skill needs; the re-training of unemployed individuals; and the improvement of skills use and skills matching in the labour market. The assessment is based on country visits, desk research and data analysis conducted by the OECD Secretariat.


Executive summary
Assessment and recommendations: Policies to address skills imbalances in Italy
Introduction to key trends and facts
Skills assessment and anticipation system
Skill mismatch and shortages in Italy: Highlights from the OECD Skills for Jobs Database
La Buona Scuola and the Italian education system: Elements to foster the alignment between education and labour market needs
Industria 4.0: Tackling weak skill demand and poor skill use in Italy
The Jobs Act: Improving skill matching across the national territory
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